If you have a Baby Jogger stroller, this recall is for you! Today the CPSC announced that Baby Jogger recalled almost 30,000 car seat adapters due to fall hazard. This includes ALL the Baby Jogger car seat adapters for their singles, doubles and “Select/Versa” that were manufactured between April 1, 2012 and Sept 20, 2012. NOTE: The newer model car seat adapters with only four holes (the recalled ones have 10 holes!) are not being recalled.
Name of product: Baby Jogger Recalls Car Seat Adapters for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using their car seat adapter and contact Baby Jogger for free replacement support bars.
Consumer Contact: Baby Jogger(r) toll-free at (877) 506-2213 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.babyjogger.com and click on Recall Information tab at the bottom of the page for more information, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Units: About 23,700 in the United States and 6,500 in Canada
Description: The car seat adapters come in three models and are used to secure a variety of infant car seats onto Baby Jogger strollers. The “Single” model fits all single strollers, the “Double” works only on double strollers and the “Select/Versa” fits Select and Versa strollers. The car seat adapters consist of two U-shaped, black, aluminum support bars and two black plastic adapters that allow the support bars to attach onto the stroller. Black nylon straps secure the car seat to the adapter on the stroller. The black support bars are labeled A and B. The A support bar is the larger of the two U-shaped bars and has a red plastic tip with 10 holes.
Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received 47 reports of the car seat adapter supports bars failing and car seats falling to the floor. Reports include two injured infants with bruises to the head and toes.
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and at albeebaby.com, amazon.com, buybuybaby.com, diapers.com and other online retailers from June 2012 through June 2013 for about $60 for the single adapter and $100 for the double adapter.